Hon. Rhesa H. Barksdale

Last modified on: 02-16-2016 14:03:48

Senior Judge
(United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit)

Entered Office: 03-12-1990

General Information

Birthdate: 1944


Personal Information

Federal Judicial Service:
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on November 17, 1989, to a seat vacated by Alvin B. Rubin; Confirmed by the Senate on March 9, 1990, and received commission on March 12, 1990.

Education:
U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York, B.S., 1966

University of Mississippi Law School, J.D., 1972

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1966-1970
Law clerk, Justice Byron White, Supreme Court of the United States, 1972-1973
Private practice, Jackson, Mississippi, 1973-1990
Instructor in constitutional law, University of Mississippi Law School Paralegal Course, 1975-1976
Instructor, Mississippi College School of Law, 1976
Chairman, Mississippi Vietnam Veterans Leadership Program, 1982-1985

Contact and Phone Numbers

245 East Capitol St., Rom 200
Jackson, MS 39201-2414
(601) 965-5840